University Chapel Schedule

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A community gathering place for worship and forum, chapel reflects an Anabaptist/Mennonite perspective alongside the gifts, traditions and cultures of the broader Christian faith. Faith, hope and love are nurtured in the way of Jesus.

Friday, Oct. 21 – 10-10:30 a.m.

Chapel Forum: Our Shared Journey Toward Healing – Tony & Becky Brenneman (in Martin Chapel, Seminary Building)

Gather with Tony and Becky as they reflect on their shared journey of experiencing a hiking accident, serious injuries and the healing journey.

Wednesday, Oct. 26 – 10-10:30 a.m.

Chapel Worship: Hymn Sing – Matthew Hunsberger

Gather to worship through singing hymns together.

Friday, Oct. 28 – 10-10:30 a.m.

Chapel Forum: Faithful Sexuality in an Age of Porn – Ken L. Nafziger

The Sexuality Series continues with Dr. Ken L. Nafziger addressing Faithful Sexuality in an Age of Porn. As a psychologist who both practiced and trained doctoral students, Dr. Nafziger addresses questions about porn such as – Is it a form of safe sex? How does porn affect the brain, erectile dysfunction and real sex? Is porn the norm for more exciting sex? Since BDSM emphasizes consent, is it good? Examples from composites of real life clients will make this relevant for both males and females.

Wednesday, Nov. 2 – 10-10:30 a.m.

Chapel Worship: Our Part: Holding Stories of Sexual Violence – Take Back the Night

How do we hold stories of sexual violence once we’ve heard them?
Come and learn about different ways to be a witness and supporter of those who have been affected by sexual violence in our community.

Friday, Nov. 4 – 10-10:30 a.m.

Chapel Forum: Fractured Trust: Broken People, Broken Systems – EMU Coalition on Sexual Violence Prevention

Sexual violence creates a brokenness for the individual and the system or community. How can we understand, support and move towards healing without contributing to the brokenness.

University chapel is held Wednesday (worship) and Fridays (forum) at 10 a.m. in Lehman Auditorium. All offices and departments, other than essential services, are to close in order to allow the community to attend and support chapel.

All undergraduate students, faculty and staff of the university are expected to attend at least one chapel each week. (Chapel Attendance Policy, p. 69 of the Student Handbook and Faculty/Staff handbook section 7.1, p. 166)

In addition to University Chapel, Chapel Gatherings are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m., Celebration: Praise Worship is held weekly at 9 p.m. on Sunday nights and Hymn Sings are at 9 p.m. on the first Monday of the month. All three services are held in Martin Chapel (Seminary building). You can also join the Gospel Choir or Alpha Omega Dancers for Christ for worship opportunities advised from Multicultural and International Student Services (MISS).

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